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Opinion: The Great Indian PG Medical Admission Tamasha

The amount of suspense, excitement, emotions and disappointment generated by the counselling drama, which takes place yearly, is to be endured to be believed.

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Dr Surya Kant to be honoured with UP government’s highest science award

Lucknow: Dr Surya Kant Tripathi, professor and head of the department of pulmonary medicine at King George Medical University (KGMU), will be honoured with the Vigyan Gaurav Samman, the highest honour in science awarded by the Uttar Pradesh government.

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Opinion: In solidarity with doctors — ‘Stand up for thy right to protest!’

On June 2, 2016, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court decreed that doctors at King George’s Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow would pay for the death of patients caused by their four-day strike. As per the TOI, about 350 KGMU junior doctors protested against fresh admissions in PG courses, based on additional marks to candidates of provincial medical health services who had served in rural areas.

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KGMU Psychiatry Department invites applications for the post of Medical Officer

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow has invited applications for the post of Medical Officer in the Department of Psychiatry. Last date for the submission of the application is May 25, 2016.

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Interview: Medical profession has lost its steam to a fair degree because of the commercialization — Dr O P Yadava

If you talk about bottlenecks, the legality involve in telemedicine advice is critical. If something goes wrong then what will happen? The ethical issues, the moral issues, till what levels the telemedicine practice should be done and beyond which level we say ‘now you transfer the patient’. Those nitty-gritties have to be established.

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Construction of Medanta hospital in Lucknow begins

Lucknow: The construction of Rs 1,000 crore super-speciality hospital — Medanta-Avadh — was launched in the state capital on Thursday.

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Personalised medicine on way for prostate cancer patients?

Kolkata (IANS): Paving the way for personalised medicine, Indian scientists have identified for the first time various genetic alterations found in prostate cancer patients in the country, a development that could aid clinicians diagnose, decide and select the most effective and precise therapy for the person.

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Doctor suspended for beating unconscious patient

Lucknow: A junior resident doctor of Lucknow’s King George’s Medical University (KGMU) has been suspended for beating up an unconscious patient, after a video of the incident was uploaded online.

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Indian scientists developing a diagnostic algorithm for female genital TB

Hyderabad: Genital tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major causes of tubal infertility. Studies show that only two per cent of women with genital TB have live births. Genital TB is usually asymptomatic so needs higher degree of clinical suspicion so that accurate and confirmed diagnosis of TB can be made and standard anti-TB treatment provided as early as possible. But the challenge is that current range of standard diagnostic tests are less likely to pick up every case of genital TB.

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Ghulam Nabi Azad presents ICMR Awards to 51 scientists

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday gave away various awards to 51 scientists for excellent performance in bio-medical research relevant to the needs of the people of the country. The selection for the awards was for the years 2009 and 2010.

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